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Franchise Venture General Manager

PwC
New York, NY 10036

A career in our New Business Ventures practice, will provide you with the opportunity to create new business models that leverage our knowledge and build solutions for the growing digital market. New Business Ventures identifies, develops, and commercialises technology-enabled solutions that deliver PwC value, knowledge, and experience to our clients. Each new solution focuses on data-driven platforms or other intellectual property based solutions that leverage emerging technologies and new business models. Through the process of building new solutions, we foster a culture of innovation within PwC, extend brand relevance in the market, and generate new revenue.


To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, youll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

- Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others learning and development.
- Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
- Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
- Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of new developments and ideas.
- Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
- Drive and take ownership for developing internal and external networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
- Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
- Uphold the firms code of ethics and business conduct.


The Venture General Manager is responsible for providing domain specialization and strategic vision to identify, develop and commercialize PwC's FranSuite SaaS Product. The Venture General Manager will manage all aspects of the venture team within PwC, including the build out of a successful team and working with internal stakeholders to deliver a steady stream of referenceable and revenue producing customers.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
High School Diploma

Required Fields of Study:
Other

Minimum Years of Experience:
10 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Bachelor Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Constructing an overall business strategy, including identifying business priorities and associated technical and business challenges;
  • Driving the business plan to prototype and go-to-market;
  • Overseeing team build out and resource allocation as well as early customer identification and engagement;
  • Determining how to sell, service and support the new solution; and,
  • Managing the business unit P&L.

Demonstrates thought leader level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in developing a comprehensive and aligned strategic business plan that supports venture objectives, emphasizing the following areas:

  • Understanding of and passion for the Franchise / franchisee industry;
  • Relationships in the franchise space and recognition as a thought leader or influencer in the industry;
  • Experience collaborating on sales & marketing strategies, using franchise industry knowledge,to maximize revenue potential;
  • Experience building plans to deliver against the sales & marketing strategies to predictably meet and exceed targets;
  • Experience building and managing a multi-functional team;
  • Collaborating with many organizations to achieve common goals;
  • Managing multiple complex projects;
  • Experience negotiating agreements to obtain access to variable cost engineering and infrastructure resources to support the team's product development;
  • Experience managing and overseeing a multi-functional team's strategy and execution activities, including coordination of internal and external development resources and schedules;and,
  • Engineering, business, operational and management skills; previous SaaS start-up experience, including raising venture capital.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-24

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